Kashmir,11 Sep (KTNS): 2 Local militants killed in North Kashmir, Slain Militants Identified

Two Local militants were killed in a gunfight with the govt forces in Langate area of Handwara last night.

A spokesman said that the state police and security forces launched a joint search operation based on “credible” inputs about the presence of militants in Galoora area of Langate.

“During the searches, the militants fired on the search party, which was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the ensuing encounter, two militants were killed,” he said.

The slain were identified as Liyaqat, R/o Harwan Sopore and Furqan (18), R/oLangate area of Handwara. Arms and ammunition was also recovered from the site of encounter. Search in the area is going on.

Police has registered a case in this regard and the investigation has been initiated in the instant matter.